Air India will expand its European operations next month with the launch of flights to Vienna.
Effective 6 April, the national carrier will operate three weekly services to the Austrian capital. Flights will depart Delhi every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 1400 and arrive in Vienna at 1845. The return services will then take off at 2245 and land back in Delhi at 0925 the following morning.
Air India will deploy its 256-seat, two-class Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on the route.
The new Vienna route forms part of a series of new services to be launched by Air India for the 2016 summer season, which gets underway at the end of March. It will add a fourth weekly flight between Delhi and Milan and third frequency on the Delhi-Moscow route.
The airline will also upgrade its flights to Hong Kong, Seoul and Osaka to a B787 aircraft.
Domestically, Air India will start operating new daily flights connecting Mumbai with Bhopal, Bengaluru with Trivandrum, and Delhi with Kullu, in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Extra flights will also be offered between Delhi and Pune.
And expanding its ‘Connect India’ programme, Air India will now offer new routes connecting Bengaluru with Vijaywada and Kolkata with Agartala.